Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently commented on his current salary which he views as a “hometown discount” for the Steelers. It is definitely a discount considering the market value for quarterbacks, but the Steelers don’t seem to believe it will have an impact moving forward.
While some players could feel slighted by being undervalued, Roethlisberger continues to say that he wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh.
As for Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, he believes that is exactly what will happen.
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Colbert said he does not see “any circumstance that Ben won’t end his career here (in Pittsburgh).”
It will be interesting to see how everything plays out and there should be no concern for the Steelers fan base as the final two years of Roethlisberger’s contract play out.
Even if Roethlisberger does not receive a new contract before his current one expires, the most likely scenario is that he will re-sign a long-term deal with the team and finish out his career as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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